No: 168, 17 June 2018, Press Release Regarding Afghanistan

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 17.06.2018

We are gladly observing that the mutual ceasefire, which has been declared by the Afghan Government and Taliban during the Eid-ul Fitr, is being respected.

We support the unilateral extension of the ceasefire by the Afghan Government, as declared by H.E. Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan.

We wish that Taliban gives a positive response to this step taken by the Afghan Government, and lasting peace and reconciliation is achieved in Afghanistan.

Turkey will continue to support the efforts for bringing peace, security and stability to Afghanistan.

Mustafa İlker Kılıç Consul General

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